Resilient Adults: Overcoming a Cruel Past / Edition 1

Resilient Adults: Overcoming a Cruel Past / Edition 1

by Gina O'Connell Higgins, Higgins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787902535

ISBN-13: 9780787902537

Pub. Date: 03/15/1996

Publisher: Wiley

Offering an approach that focuses on the origins of mental health rather than the beginnings of mental illness, this book outlines how men and women can recognize the resilient traits they possess and foster the strength to overcome tragedy.

An inspiring and invigorating book! I recommAnd it to the courageous women and men who struggle each day to overcome their

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Overview

Offering an approach that focuses on the origins of mental health rather than the beginnings of mental illness, this book outlines how men and women can recognize the resilient traits they possess and foster the strength to overcome tragedy.

An inspiring and invigorating book! I recommAnd it to the courageous women and men who struggle each day to overcome their own cruel pasts, to the therapists who work with them, and to anyone interested in the relationship between adult development and mental health.''—Robert Kegan, Harvard University and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787902537
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/15/1996
Series:
Psychology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
594,433
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Challenge of Resilience.

2. Two Portraits: Shibvon and Dan.

3. The Locus of Hope: A Developmental Approach to Early Love.

4. The Later Loci of Hope: Adolescent "Adoptive'' Relationships as Developmental Opportunities.

5. Faith and Vision.

6. Social and Political Activism: Healing Pathways.

7. "Struggling Well'': The Sea Beyond the Sirens.

8. Recommendations from the Resilient.

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